Farmhouse Style & Vintage Finds: Nellie’s Barn Sale

One of the most charming aspects of living where I doin the Midwest is the summer fleamarketing! Nellie’s Barn Saleis an annual must-attend for mein…

My Home June 2014: Tranquil French Inspired Kitchen

Our kitchen is way too boring for most folksbut it functions really really well.Aesthetically, it could use some major zhushing.I have yet to add window…

Frank Lloyd Wright & Midcentury Design: The Laurent House

It has been many months since I last blogged aboutFrank Lloyd Wright’s “little gem” right here in myneighborhood of Rockford: THE LAURENT HOUSE. The Laurent…

My Home June 2014: Simple White Studio

Welcome to my simple white studio which contains the family piano I have played all my life, a swing, and space where I paint. The…

My Home May 2014: Serene Dining Room

Even though little has changed since I sharedour dining room years ago on Hello Lovely,I snapped these when the natural light wasdappl-y pretty. By now…

My Home April 2014: Let’s Chat in the Kitchen

Care for a wee square of gooey butter cake?Croissant?Homemade amaretto and sparkling wine? There is still no stopping me from baking even thoughI have eliminated…

My Home March 2014: White European Country Kitchen

It has been a long while since I took photos at home.Too many doctor appointments and dreary days sittingat the computer…but today I had a…

My Home March 2014: Lovely Finds, and French Home

A little more lovely to share from around the house today. Someone asked about the fuzzy jacket I wore in my videothe other day…it’s called…

A HAPPY video…HELLO LOVELY is 4! March 2014

Hello Lovely is 4!Feels like yesterday when I was blog-less andobsessed with macarons, cupcake and fashion blogs. I never imagined a vast bloguniverse ofdesignfreaky creative friends…

My Home: In Winter 2014

Behold, Bella in her hoarfrosty glory! *hoarfrost…ice crystals forming on vegetation or any object chilled below freezing point by radiation cooling. This deposit of ice…

Artist Inspiration: Johnny Abegg

Time to get our beach on even ifsome of us are thigh high in snow. Photographer Johnny Abeggshot this gorgeous boho mermaidfor Spell & The…

Personal Reflections February 2014 & Farmhouse Style

I don’t know why I have been daydreaming about kitchen design (and Sarah Richardson’s aesthetic) so much lately…we creatives often feel the itch to change…